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    The Mayor’s Office of Food Policy laid out Food Forward NYC, a comprehensive 10-year food policy plan to reach a more equitable, sustainable, and healthy food system. As signatories of the C40 Good Food Cities Declaration and the Coolfood Pledge, New York City is committed to tracking its food-related GHG emissions and reducing by 33 percent the carbon footprint of the food it purchases by 2030. 

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    The New Inventory Shows Food Represents The Third Largest Contributor to  New York City’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The City Pledged to Reduce Food-Based Emissions by 33 Percent by 2030. Also, Launched A Corporate Challenge to Reduce Private Sector Food Emissions by 25 Percent. 

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    The Chefs Council will develop scratch-cooked, plant-based, and culturally relevant recipes for the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Food and Nutrition Services.


The NYC Mayor’s Office of Food Policy works to increase food security; promote access to and consumption of healthy foods; and support economic opportunity, environmental sustainability, and equity in the food system.

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